The Season of Lent is a time of direct preparation for the keeping of Easter and Historically the season was at first of particular concern to two groups of people- those who were preparing for baptism at Easter and those excluded by sin who were restored to the church’s Eucharistic fellowship.
The Traditional period of lent is 40 Days, a reminder of the 40 Days that Jesus spent in the wilderness after his Baptism, being tested by Satan.
Below are our Services, throughout Lent which we hope you can join us.
During Lent we have a pattern of services on Wednesday, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays which will follow the same format unless otherwise highlighted.
Wednesday 6th March - Ash Wednesday
7:30pm Sung Mass with Imposition of Ashes.
The formal Start of Lent, with a service that has strong penitential theme, including the imposition of ashes.
Wednesdays In Lent
13th, 20th, 27th March and, 3rd, 10th April
7pm- Said Mass followed by Lent Bile Study (Vicarage)
We reflect on our own Lenten Journey through Prayer and Informal Study.
Fridays In Lent
8th, 15th, 22nd, 29thMarch and 5th, 12thApril
10am Said Mass followed by Lent coffee Morning.
Reflections on the Project supported by the Bishop’s Lent call and shared fellowship in support of the Bishop’s Lent Call.
Saturdays in Lent
9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th March, 6th, 13th April
12 Noon- Lent meditation followed by Lent Lunch
Reflective Service followed by a simple lunch in support of the Bishop’s Lent call.
Sundays In Lent
10th, 17th, 24th 31st and 7th and 14th April
4pm Station of the Cross
A quiet meditation on the Stations of the Cross.
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